Today, Labour Day (International Workers’ Day), we’d like to pay special tribute to all the working women around the world. Farm hands and factory workers. Seafarers and office employees. And yes, mothers and housewives – they who work at home without getting paid for their labours. The following painting by Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh reminds us of women’s contributions, not only to feeding the world, but to building and maintaining civilisation itself. ~Barista Uno

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Oil painting of two peasant women digging on a snow-covered field, by Vincent van Gogh ((1853–1890)